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Managing Your Work Environment Email is just one of many distractions that can affect your productivity. © iStockphoto/joxxxxjo How often are you distracted at work?

Minimizing Distractions - Online Time Management Training from MindTools

It's a question that's almost laughable, right? Most of us are distracted several times, if not dozens of times, every day. We get emergency emails and phone calls. It doesn't matter where you work or what you do, you probably deal with distractions on a daily basis. What's more (and depending on the complexity of our work), regaining concentration after a distraction can take quite a few minutes. Learning how to minimize distractions can dramatically increase your productivity and effectiveness, as well as reduce your stress. In this article, we'll discuss the most common distractions we face at work, and we'll look at strategies for minimizing or eliminating them. Email. Improve Your Concentration - Time Management Training from MindTools. Achieving Focus Amid Distractions You and your task: nothing else. © iStockphoto/jhorrocks How many times have you sat at your desk and tried to focus on a task, only to find that your mind is wandering?

Improve Your Concentration - Time Management Training from MindTools

Despite your best intentions, you just can't concentrate. We've all been in this familiar, frustrating situation, and it's something that can really undermine your performance. In this article, we'll review strategies to improve your concentration and reduce your daily distractions. Environment Your personal work environment plays a large role in your ability to concentrate. Here are some ideas for improving your physical environment: Make sure you're comfortable – Start by ensuring that your chair and desk are at the right height for you to work comfortably. Nutrition Follow some simple nutritional tips: Drink water – Many of us don't think about drinking water while we're at work, yet dehydration can make us feel tired, irritable, slow, or even sick.

Mindset Key Points. Mind Hacks. Sharp Brains. Brain Teasers: selection of best adult brain games for attention, memory, planning, visual, logic, corporate, math, and more. Memory Improvement Techniques - Improve Your Memory with MindTools. © VeerPRZEMYSLAW PRZYBYLSKI Use these techniques to improve your memory. The tools in this section help you to improve your memory. They help you both to remember facts accurately and to remember the structure of information. The tools are split into two sections.

Firstly you'll learn the memory techniques themselves. As with other mind tools, the more practice you give yourself with these techniques, the more effectively you will use them. Mnemonics 'Mnemonic' is another word for memory tool. The idea behind using mnemonics is to encode difficult-to-remember information in a way that is much easier to remember. Our brains evolved to code and interpret complex stimuli such as images, colors, structures, sounds, smells, tastes, touch, positions, emotions and language.

Unfortunately, a lot of the information we have to remember in modern life is presented differently – as words printed on a page. Using Your Whole Mind to Remember Use positive, pleasant images. Mind Tools - Management Training, Leadership Training and Career Training. Mind Tools - Management Training, Leadership Training and Career Training.